Editorials

I had a front row seat watching the court system be manipulated. Being married to Lance Armstrong’s agent (now ex-husband) meant seeing a legal strategy play out where the judicial system was used to silence…

Unlike government programs that create a large bureaucratic structure to administer them, the child allowance that is part of President Biden’s $1.9 stimulus plan has a simple premise: It will send checks directly to families.…

Wednesday’s passage of the American Rescue Act signals an ideological shift on how to move the needle on poverty.  Because clearly, any recent attempts have not worked. Today, almost 12% of Americans live in poverty,…

One of the most intriguing questions still lingering from Meghan Markle’s and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey is who in the royal family was concerned about whether the couple might have a dark-skinned baby.…

It was only a matter of time. And sure enough, just days after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott lifted that state’s COVID-19 mask mandate — allowing businesses to open and crowds to gather at pre-pandemic levels…

Last week, the Kansas City Chiefs announced a naming rights deal with Government Employees Health Association, a Lee’s Summit-based benefits company for federal employees. And fan reaction was swift both for and against the lucrative…

Humboldt City Administrator Cole Herder breathed a sigh of relief last week when Gov. Laura Kelly signed legislation that issued $100 million to help municipalities pay sky-high utility bills incurred from the arctic blast in…

Alex Morgan is a World Cup champion soccer player and Olympic gold medalist. Sue Bird has four WNBA championship titles and four Olympic gold medals. Simone Manuel took home four medals from the 2016 Olympics…

Facing growing pressure to resign over sexual misconduct allegations, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday instead offered an apology. Of sorts. “I now understand that I acted in a way that made people feel…

There’s a lot to like about the concept of a bike trail along the Kansas River, from Junction City to Wamego. There are also some major bumps on the path forward, if you’ll pardon the…